• 1 cup vegetable glycerin
  • 1 tablespoon powdered charcoal (available at specialty shops and online)
  • 1 tablespoon licorice root powder
  • 1 teaspoon anise extract
  • 5 drops cedarwood essential oil (food grade)


  1. Melt the vegetable glycerin in a heat proof container in either the microwave or in a double boiler.
  2. When it’s melted, add in the powdered charcoal. Next, add the licorice root powder, then the anise, then the cedar wood.
  3. Gently stir all the ingredients together. Pour into soap molds and let set.

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